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How do short film blocks work?

Short film blocks feature 6-10 titles and usually run about 90 minutes. Some of our blocks are themed (like Thrills & Chills), but most are a curated so you can experience a smorgasbord of comedy, drama, documentary, and animated films all in one sitting. One general admission ticket gets you into one block of films.


How do Festival Passes work?

Festival passes are the best deal for festival-goers planning to attend multiple film blocks. We offer an All Festival Pass, which grants access to all screenings and events (including Opening Night) as well as a Weekend Festival Pass, good for all Saturday and Sunday screenings.

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How do I buy my tickets/passes?

Tickets are available here on our site or at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater 30 minutes prior to each screening.

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How do I get to the venue?

The Kelly Strayhorn Theater is located at 5941 Penn Avenue, between Highland Avenue and Whitfield Street.

Take any of buses listed below within a block or less of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater.

64, 71C, 74, 74B, 77, 81B, 86, 88, 89A, 500

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Where do I park?

On-street parking is metered. Street parking is free Monday through Saturday after 6 pm, and free all day on Sunday.

There are also several paid parking lots within walking distance of the theater.

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